Homicide investigation under way in Bradenton

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Posted: Monday, June 23, 2014 10:27 am

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Sheriff's investigators are investigating the death of a man that was discovered in a parked vehicle Monday morning.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 5800 block of 11th Street East in Bradenton around 6:30am Monday.

Deputies discovered a black male dead inside a vehicle in the area.

No further details have been released by the sheriff's office yet, but they are considering the death a homicide.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

**UPDATE** -- The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Samuel Edwards.

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